September 2012 News

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Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre Statue


September 2012 - DC Collectibles - BEFORE WATCHMEN: SILK SPECTRE STATUE

Sculpted by Tim Miller

After begrudgingly assuming her mother's heroic mantle, Laurie Jupiter stands ready to fight crime as the Silk Spectre! Straight from the pages of BEFORE WATCHMEN as designed by Amanda Conner, this statue is a lovely addition to any WATCHMEN fan's collection.

Statue approximately measures 10.5" high x 5.5" wide x 5" deep

$149.95 US
On sale January 2012

DC Comics Super Villains: The Joker Bust


September 2012 - DC Collectibles - DC COMICS SUPER VILLAINS: THE JOKER BUST

Sculpted by Phil Ramirez

Shh! The Joker has a secret-and you know it's the worst kind.

Sitting atop a cloud of Joker gas and wearing his classic purple tuxedo, this brand new bust showcases the mischievous mentality of Clown Prince of Crime-so order now, or the joke's on you!

Measuring approximately 6" high x 4" wide x 6.75" deep, his hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box.

$69.95 US
On Sale January 2012

Batman Arkham City: Harley Quinn Statue


September 2012 - DC Collectibles - BATMAN ARKHAM CITY: HARLEY QUINN STATUE

What's black and white and red all over? This beautiful new statue based on Arkham City's Harley Quinn! Harley's stunning design and edgy new costume is perfectly complimented by the statue's minimalist color scheme, so order one today before it's too late!

This hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box.
Statue measures approximately 9.25" tall.
Sculpted by Jack Mathews

$124.95 US
On Sale January 2012

DST: Electronic Star Trek Ships

It's Fleet Week! Star Trek is Back with New Electronic Ships from DST

September 2012 - Art Asylum has been making electronic Star Trek ships since 2001, when they first made toys for the TV show Enterprise, including an electronic NX-01. Since then, Art Asylum has moved on to other Star Trek shows, including The Original Series and The Next Generation, and even feature films, and their miniature Starfleet now includes ten different models, all with lights and sounds. Lately, the line has been on hiatus, but AA partner Diamond Select has undergone a refit and is ready to start producing new ships again! The next two to be released are movie ships -- the Enterprise-B and a Klingon Bird of Prey!

 Electronic Star Trek Ships

Transcripted Launch Triggers Alienware X51 Giveaway

+++ Win an Alienware X51 Mini Gaming Desktop +++

San Francisco, CA, September 11th, 2012 - TopWare Interactive is more than excited to announce a contest giveaway of an Alienware X51 Mini Gaming Desktop to celebrate today's launch of Transcripted, their new arcade shooter, chain match-three game. The STEAM® launch of Transcripted will feature this biologically-themed game at a microscopic price of $9.99. To play the free demo or purchase Transcripted, visit

Transcripted is a mixture of two incredibly addictive and vastly popular casual gaming styles: the twin-stick shooter and the chain match-three puzzle game. In Transcripted players must take control of a robotic Nano Probe and successfully navigate through hordes of deadly pathogens to destroy an invading disease's pseudo-DNA as it twines perilously on its endless path to infection.

Power-Con/Thundercon Charity Auction

He-Man and Thundercats fans unite to Keep A Child Alive

September 2012 - Fans of He-Man, She-Ra, and Thundercats will gather again this year to celebrate their love of the popular cartoon and toy lines at the second annual Power-Con/Thundercon. In addition to enjoying creator and guest speakers, toy vendors, and unique displays, fans will also have the opportunity to raise money for children in need by participating in this year's Power-Auction.

The Power-Auction will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at the Torrance Marriott South Bay, Torrance, California beginning at 4:00 PM. This year, Power-Con/Thundercon has teamed up again with Auction Company to sell a donated collection of one-of-a-kind Art, Signed Scripts, and Custom-Made Toys to benefit the Keep A Child Alive Charity for children affected by AIDS and HIV.


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CRA-Z-ART® Introduces LITE BRIX™

The Superlight Building System Product Line For 2012

RANDOLPH, N.J., Sept. 10, 2012 -- On September 10, 2012, CRA-Z-ART® unveiled its brand-new ground breaking line of construction sets, LITE BRIX™ The Superlight Building System.

CRA-Z-ART's LITE BRIX™ line is an exciting new innovative building system that combines traditional brick building construction with the magic of light up bricks and connectors, allowing kids to "build with lights." Themes include: Robots, Helicopters, Race Cars, Jet Fighters, Motorcycles, Space Shuttles, Lumi-Port Airport, Fire Rescue and Extreme City Buildings. Each set comes with a battery power pack that attaches to the models.

Toys'R'Us Debuts Tablet for Kids

Toys"R"Us ® Introduces tabeo ™ - A Tablet Specially Designed For Kids With Safety Features Desired By Parents

First-Ever Consumer Electronics Device from Toys"R"Us Comes Loaded with 50 Free Kid-Friendly Apps

WAYNE, N.J., Sept. 10, 2012 -- Toys"R"Us® today announced it is introducing the first wi-fi tablet designed by the kids' authority. Called tabeo™, the device is loaded with the content kids want, as well as safety features desired by parents. This 7-inch, multi-touch tablet features 50 free, preinstalled apps that were carefully selected to entertain and educate children, while helping them explore the Internet. Making online safety a top priority, tabeo was designed with integrated parental controls that offer the flexibility to customize levels of Internet access for each member of the family. Tabeo will be available exclusively at Toys"R"Us stores nationwide starting October 21 for $149.99 and is now available for pre-order online at More information may be found at

STGCC Red Lion-O, Yellow Devastator, Prime, Generations, Jack Sparrow at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

September 14, 2012 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer has several items of interest to collectors:

Hi - an exciting batch of new preorders!

STGCC Red Lion-O (Mumm-Ra Version) - BBTS is exclusive distributor for this item - preorders listed at $69.99

New Takara Encore, Prime, Generations

Yellow Devastator
Prime: Rumble, Frenzy, Wildrider - Japanese paint version
Generations: Bruticus - all 5 individual pieces - Japanese paint version

Sideshow Premium Format - Jack Sparrow

Toys'R'Us Adds Reservation Program

'Why Shop Anywhere Else For Toys? Why?' asks Toys"R"Us®, As It Raises The Curtain On 2012 Holiday Season

During a Special Preview Event, Chairman and CEO Jerry Storch Announced Company's New Hot Toy Reservation Program to Ensure Customers Can Secure the Hottest Toys of the Holiday Season

WAYNE, N.J., Sept. 12, 2012 -- Toys"R"Us, Inc. today raised the curtain on its plans for the 2012 Christmas season at a special preview event in New York City, laying out some of the key strategic initiatives it will employ to win with consumers during the important shopping months ahead. Asking 'Why shop anywhere else for toys? Why?' the company detailed its significant customer advantages heading into the holiday season, which include a brand-new Hot Toy Reservation program, along with the previously announced Free Layaway and new additions to its omnichannel capabilities.

Additionally, the company showcased its breadth of product assortment and highly differentiated merchandise mix, which features aisle upon aisle of items that can't be found anywhere else – from proprietary brands to entire lines of exclusives from branded manufacturers.

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